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What's At The End Of The Rainbow? Sipapu

on August 7, 2017 - 2:51pm

A rainbow fills the sky over Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. Photo by Albert Graves/Sipapu

Aerial view of Sipapu. Photo by Albert Graves/Sipapu


Rainbows and beautiful green slopes color Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. And visiotrs get a sneak peek of the Lodge addition, which will open this winter.

Sipapu offers fun adventures this summer, including a great trout fishing pond, fly fishing on the Rio Pueblo River with free casting clinics Saturdays, as well as disc golf and hiking trails.

This weekend, Aug.

Robotics Night At Bradbury Science Museum Aug. 25

on August 7, 2017 - 1:16pm

Students at a robotics event. Courtesy/BSM


  • Stop by for fun with robotics teams of all kinds and their programmable friends

Regional school robotics teams, and others, will demonstrate their remote-manipulation abilities at a Robotics Night open to all at the Bradbury Science Museum. The event is 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 and some of the teams will even provide an opportunity for visitors to manipulate the robots themselves.

Brought to you by the Bradbury Science Museum Association and generously supported by New Mexico Bank & Trust, visitors also will  have an

Cowboy Dinner Dance At Posse Lodge Saturday

on August 7, 2017 - 1:01pm

LALT: Open Reading Of 'Rocky Horror Show' Aug. 8

on August 5, 2017 - 5:03pm

LALT News:

Join Los Alamos Little Theatre (LALT) 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 to read or listen to the stage version of what became "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". Light refreshments will be served.

Director Deborah Magid along with producers Jim Sicilian and Gracie Cainelli, Musical Director Gretchen Amstutz and Costumer Sarah Preteska will submit this musical for consideration for the 2018-2019 theater season at LALT.

"The Rocky Horror Show" was first presented on Broadway by Lou Adler in March 1975 at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. It quickly became a cult classic.

Scenes From Friday's Summer Concert

on August 5, 2017 - 7:06am
The Summer Concert moved to Fuller Lodge Friday to avoid a thunderstorm. The crowd listens as Jim Lauderdale performs. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Jim Lauderdale performs one of his songs. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Local bluegrass band Higher Ground traded sets with Jim Lauderdale Friday night at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
The gang from LANB hands out glowing armbands. LANB sponsored Friday's Summer Concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Jim Lauderdale Performs Summer Concert In Fuller Lodge

on August 4, 2017 - 4:06pm

Jim Lauderdale performs tonight at the Summer Concert. Courtesy photo
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the concert will be held at 7 p.m. in Fuller Lodge. 


The great singer-songwriter-performer Jim Lauderdale returns to Los Alamos for tonight's Summer Concert at 7 p.m. sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank.

Lauderdale performs country, bluegrass, roots rock and R&B. He is the winner of the Americana Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and host of the Music City Roots TV show.

Enchanted Island Populated By Amazing Singers And Actors

on August 4, 2017 - 6:03am
Ensemble Cast. Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
Anna Christy (Morgana) and Alek Shrader (Oronte). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017

Los Alamos

Handel’s “'Alcina' is one of his “magic” operas which is based on an ancient epic poem. Handel’s traditional operatic style is a mixture of recitatives and da capo areas (the opening A section is repeated after an intervening B section). The arias may express amorous intention, sorrow, pity, despair or determination. In the repeated A section, feelings are usually intensified.

What is most appealing about

New Play By Robert Benjamin Opens Aug. 10

on August 4, 2017 - 6:01am
Paula, a young motorcyle cop (Alix Hudson), offers David, (Jim McGiffin) a rose. Photo by Cameron Gay
Sweethearts Ruby (Marguerite Scott) and David (Jim McGiffin) share a moment, while David’s daughter Dawn (Juliet Salazar) looks on in disapproval. Photo by Cameron Gay

Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos playwright Robert Benjamin’s latest full-length play, Still in the Game, opens Aug. 10 at Teatro Pajaguas in Santa Fe.

Benjamin is a late-blooming playwright.

Scenes From Final Movie In The Park For 2017

on August 3, 2017 - 11:03am

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes presents a prize to 3-year-old Hendricks Deschamp at Wednesday night's final Movie in the Park of this season at Ashley Pond Park, which was sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Safety Association. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Firefighter Kenny Anderson helps Rebecca Jiang operate a fire hose. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Los Alamos Police Department Dispatchers Seth Martinez and Andrea Garcia hand out free popcorn and other items at Wednesday's Movie in the Park. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Scene from Wednesday night's Movie

Lensic: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Aug. 26

on August 3, 2017 - 9:25am

Ricky Skaggs
LPAC News:
Bluegrass and country music legend Ricky Skaggs—winner of 14 Grammy awards and 8 Country Music Awards—performs with his band, Kentucky Thunder at 7:30 p.m.  Saturday, Aug. 26, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.
TICKETS: $46-$75. Available at, TicketsSantaFe.org505.988.1234, and the Tickets Santa Fe Box Office at The Lensic. 
Ricky Skaggs—born in 1954 in the small town of Cordell, Kentucky—has been playing mandolin and performing since he was a 6. With Bill Monroe as a mentor and a family who

Hillstrummers To Play Western Music Aug. 9

on August 3, 2017 - 9:24am

The BESC HILLSTRUMMERS Ukulele group will play your favorite Western Songs at 12 p.m. (high noon) Wednesday, Aug. 9 at Smith's Marketplace (Produce Lobby). Come and sing-a-long. Get in the mood for the upcoming Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. Photo by Dan Gerth

Evening Programs At Bandelier Aug. 3-20

on August 3, 2017 - 7:36am
Courtesy photo
BNM News:
In between thunderstorms, it's great to be out under the stars on August evenings, and Bandelier will be offering many evening programs over the next two weeks. 
They're presented at the amphitheater at Juniper Campground, weather permitting, and both campers and non-campers are welcome.  
Upcoming topics include: 
  • 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 8/3  Night Sky – talk and telescope viewing 
  • 8:30 p.m. Friday, 8/4  Leaping Lizards!  (reptiles)  
  • 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 8/5  Imagining Wilderness    
  • 8 p.m. Sunday 8/6  Songs of the Night (night sounds)  
  • 8 p.m.

Come See Las Vegas Artist Justin Favela Install His Piece In The Piñata Exhibit Aug. 14-20

on August 3, 2017 - 7:32am
NHCC News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Las Vegas artist Justin Favela will be installing his latest piñata piece in The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum from Aug. 14-20.
Working in the media of painting, sculpture, performance, and, most importantly, piñatas, Favela draws from art history, popular culture, and his Guatemalan/Mexican heritage.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on August 3, 2017 - 6:29am

New Mexico Film Office: ‘t@gged’ Enters Third Season

on August 2, 2017 - 2:28pm

NMFO News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that AwesomenessTV’s premium series t@agged, will start production on Season 3 in early August. Production will wrap mid-September in Albuquerque and the Jemez.

“When you get picked up for another season, you know you’re doing something right,” said New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. “Our homegrown talent and our incredible landscapes are catalysts for bringing back another season to New Mexico.”

The production will employ approximately 55 New Mexico crew members, 30 New Mexico principal

Los Alamos Natives Return Home To Perform

on August 1, 2017 - 6:33am
Kristen Annalize Sussman
​Los Alamos Daily Post

Music and performing have always been a part of Los Alamos natives Kristen Annalize Sussman’s and Nathan Salazar’s lives. Although the arts have taken Sussman and Salazar throughout the country and the world, they are returning to their hometown to host a concert.

Nathan Salazar

The Taos Opera Institute is presenting the concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Admission is free.

Sussman, a soprano, and Salazar, a pianist, will perform a number of pieces from several operas and as well as several

New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week With Events Statewide

on July 31, 2017 - 10:51am
WBW News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Sustaining Breastfeeding Together will take place Aug. 1–7 and is a collaborations of advocates, activists and those with decision-making power to promote and protect breastfeeding for anyone and everyone.
In New Mexico, the week will be celebrated with special events hosted by the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force (NMBTF) across the state.
“Our goal is to continue to advocate for and raise awareness for breastfeeding to cultivate communities that are supportive, and to protect the rights of New Mexico’s mothers and children,” said Erin Marshall,

Latin Legends Alejandra Guzman And Gloria Trevi Perform At Santa Ana Star Center Aug. 31

on July 31, 2017 - 10:26am
Alejandra Guzman and Gloria Trevi. Courtesy photo
RIO RANCHO  The first leg of the Gloria Trevi vs. Alejandra Guzman tour has been such a huge success that the tour returns for a second leg in the USA and all over Latin America.
Latin rock pop legends continue to break record ticket sales, demonstrating their legacy and power and will bring their tour Aug. 31 to the Santa Ana Star Center.
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4 at the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office, online at or by phone at 888.694.4849.
Groups of 15 or more

Cinema Cindy Reviews ‘Atomic Blonde’

on July 31, 2017 - 8:54am
Los Alamos
“Atomic Blonde” may not have a totally coherent plot at its core, but the movie is basically entertaining.
Based on a graphic novel entitled “The Coldest City”, the film wants to be a cult classic, an effort that fails. Instead it offers a kickass MI-6 spy named Lorraine Broughton, played by Charlize Theron, who gets to wear great outfits, smoke like a chimney, and take down a lot of bad guys.
The framework of the film is Lorraine, reporting to her “superiors” (played by Toby Jones, John Goodman and James Faulkner) the story of what went

Art On Tap: Welcome New Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Aug. 3

on July 28, 2017 - 7:51am
Art On Tap Thursday, Aug. 3 welcomes the new Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher. Art On Tap begins at 5:30 p.m. at UnQuarked, 145 Central Park Square.
Art On Tap is sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District and hosted by Fuller Lodge Art Center. The On Tap series begins each evening with an informal 10-15 minute lecture followed by a lively group discussion. All ages are welcome!
On Tap is a way for people to get out and about in the community, learn something new, and meet people with similar interests.

Tuesdays At The Pond: The Hill Stompers Aug. 1

on July 28, 2017 - 7:34am
The next Tuesdays at the Pond is 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1 and will feature Los Alamos’ own Hill Stompers, at Ashley Pond Park stage.
The Hill Stompers are a crazy street band from Los Alamos that turns every event into a party! They play at parades, fundraisers, community events, weddings, private parties, schools, and bars in New Mexico, Colorado and even as far as Boston. Recently the Hill Stompers thrilled Los Alamos ScienceFest crowds. Just follow the trail of glitter and feathers to find them Aug. 1 Tuesdays at the Pond.
The 2017 Tuesdays at the

NMFO Announces 'The Brave' To Film In New Mexico

on July 27, 2017 - 8:55pm
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announces that the television series "The Brave," produced by Universal Television and Keshet Studios will begin principal photography at the end of this month through the beginning of December.
Production takes place in Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
"It's great to see the return of one of our best 'customers' in Universal Television with the new series 'The Brave'," New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "This continued success speaks volumes about all our state has to offer.

Sampling Steve Jobs Stirs Emotions For 90 Minutes

on July 27, 2017 - 5:03pm
Edward Parks (Steve Jobs) and Jessica Jones (Chrisann Brennan). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
Edward Parks (Steve Jobs) and Wei Wu (Kṑbun Chino Otogawa). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017

Los Alamos

Composer Mason Bates sampled many sources of sounds in constructing his electronica based score. His goal was to create sound worlds for each character – sonic IDs. For Jobs he describes it as a quicksilver blend of orchestra and electronica incorporating Mac computer sounds.

Nathan Salazar, Kristen Sussman Concert Aug. 5

on July 27, 2017 - 4:52pm

This Week At The Reel Deal

on July 27, 2017 - 8:11am